What are the health requirements?

Tuberculosis Clearance:

  • Must be completed within one year before first entrance into school in Hawai‘i (preschool or kindergarten through 12th grade).
  • The tuberculin test (Mantoux) must be performed by a U.S. licensed Medical Doctor (MD), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND), Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Physician’s Assistant (PA), or the Hawai‘i Department of Health Tuberculosis Control Program.
  • Infants who first attend school before age 12 months must submit a TB certificate to the school before they reach 14 months of age.

Physical Examination:

  • Must be completed within one year before first entrance into school in Hawai‘i (preschool or kindergarten through 12th grade)
  • Must be performed by a U.S. licensed MD, DO, ND, APRN or PA.

Immunizations:
Immunizations required for school attendance:

  • DTaP/DTP/Td (diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis)
  • Polio
  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b) (for preschool attendance)
  • Varicella (chickenpox)

All immunizations must meet minimum age and interval requirements between vaccine doses.
 

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